Putuo Mt. monastic cluster, (near) Zhoushan/Dingai, Zhejiang, CN

Raw data

"Mount Putuo (Chinese: 普陀山; pinyin: Pǔtúo Shān; literally "Mount Potalaka") is an island southeast of Shanghai, in Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang province, China. […] During the Tang dynasty, along with the development of sea silk road, Putuo Mountain became the center of Chinese Buddhism for Guanyin. […] Temples Puji Temple; Fayu Temple [built c. 1580 - tmciolek]. Putuo is covered with many temples and monasteries, both large and small." - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Putuo

Input by: tmciolek, Mar 09, 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 09 Mar 2013

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Putuo Mt. monastic cluster, CN.

General location of the Putuo Mt. monastic cluster, CN.
Lat 30.009722, Long 122.385
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2013.

Google Map link:


Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastic cluster's name

  • Putuo Mt. monastic cluster

2. Monastic cluster's modern country & province

  • China:Zhejiang Sheng

3. Monastic cluster's alternative/historical names

4. Monastic cluster's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 30.009722, Long 122.385 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Putuo These coordinates have been confirmed via visual identification of the Putuo site in maps/satellite imagery, maps.google.com - tmciolek, 09 Mar 2013.

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • Mahayana

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • MBM chrono-tag 0900-32c - tmciolek 09 Mar 2013
  • 0900-32c 0933-66c 0967-99c 1000-32c 1033-66c 1067-99c 1100-32c 1133-66c 1167-99c 1200=> dated-ex

12. Date-intermediate

  • MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 09 Mar 2013

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastic cluster

  • [missing data]

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

  • [missing data]

18. Available Printed Literature

  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 1]
  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 2]
  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 3]

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